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Joe Imry, Aug. 2008
February 23, 1939|
Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine
|Institutions||Weizmann Institute of Science, IBM|
|Doctoral students||Yigal Meir|
|Notable awards||Wolf Prize in Physics, Israel Prize|
He is best known for taking part in the foundation of mesoscopic physics This is a relatively new branch of condensed matter physics. It is concerned with how the behavior of systems whose size is in between micro- and macroscopic, crosses over between these two regimes. These systems can be handled and addressed by more or less usual macroscopic methods, but their behavior may still show quantum effects.
Awards and honours
- "Rothschild Prize to Weizmann Institute Professor Yoseph Imry". Weizmann Institute of Science. June 26, 1996.
- "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Recipient’s C.V.".
- "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Judges' Rationale for Grant to Recipient".
- Shamah, David (January 13, 2016). "Israel’s ‘pre-Nobel’ Wolf Prize awardees announced". The Times of Israel. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
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